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The Making of a Dream: How a group of young undocumented immigrants helped change what it means to be American

LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A journalist chronicles the next chapter in civil rights - the story of a movement and a nation, witnessed through the poignant and inspiring experiences of five young undocumented activists who are transforming society's attitudes toward one of the most contentious political matters roiling...
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Dressed Up for a Riot: Misadventures in Putin's Moscow

MICHAEL IDOV · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of revolution, reaction, and Russian men's fashionIn this crackling memoir, the journalist and novelist Michael Idov recounts the tempestuous years he spent living alongside -- and closely observing -- the media and cultural elite of Putin's Russia. After accepting a surprise offer...
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Building the Great Society: Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House

JOSHUA ZEITZ · Viking
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The author of Lincoln's Boys takes us inside Lyndon Johnson's White House to show how the legendary Great Society programs were actually put into practice: Team of Rivals for LBJ. The personalities behind every burst of 1960s liberal reform - from civil rights and immigration reform, to Medicare...
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This Narrow Space: A Pediatric Oncologist, His Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Patients, and a Hospital in Jerusalem

Elisha Waldman · Schocken
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A memoir both bittersweet and inspiring by an American pediatric oncologist who spent seven years in Jerusalem taking care of Israeli and Palestinian children with one tragic thing in common - a diagnosis of pediatric cancer In 2007, Elisha Waldman, a New York-based pediatric oncologist...
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We Face the Dawn: Oliver Hill, Spottswood Robinson, and the Legal Team That Dismantled Jim Crow

Margaret Edds · University of Virginia Press
Pages: 391
Format: Hardcover

The decisive victories in the fight for racial equality in America were not easily won, much less inevitable; they were achieved through carefully conceived strategy and the work of tireless individuals dedicated to this most urgent struggle. In We Face the Dawn, Margaret Edds tells the gripping...
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Young China: How the Restless Generation Will Change Their Country and the World

ZAK DYCHTWALD · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The author, in his twenties, who is fluent in Chinese, examines the future of China through the lens of the Jiu Ling Hou -- the generation born after 1990.A close up look at the Chinese generation born after 1990 exploring through personal encounters how young Chinese feel about everything...
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Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy

Andrew Morton · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the author of the New York Times bestseller 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Wallis Simpson, the notorious woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne. "You have no idea how hard it is to live out a great romance."...
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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

Benn Steil · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author of The Battle of Bretton Woods reveals the gripping history behind the Marshall Plan - told with verve, insight, and resonance for today.In the wake of World War II, with Britain's empire collapsing and Stalin's on the rise, US officials under new secretary of state...
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A Gift from Darkness

Patience Ibrahim · Other Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The inspirational story of a pregnant young Nigerian woman and the horrors she endured to save her unborn child when she was kidnapped by Boko Haram.When she was nineteen, Patience Ibrahim's first husband was murdered by Boko Haram. She fled to the safety of her village and remarried several...
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1947: Where Now Begins

Elisabeth AÌŠsbrink · Other Press
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning writer captures a year that defined the modern world, intertwining historical events around the globe with key moments from her personal history.The year 1947 marks a turning point in the twentieth century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats...
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